4 Feb 2016

Auckland property sales remain strong, says real estate firm

2:17 pm on 4 February 2016

Property sales in Auckland have hit new highs.

Real estate firm, Barfoot and Thompson, said it sold 893 properties last month, up 4 percent on January last year.

It said sales were the highest for the month of January in 8 years.

The firm said the median price dropped 5 percent from December to $760,000.

But on an annual basis, the median price was up nearly 9 percent.